US Attorney General William Barr is pushing for an early antitrust complaint against Google, the New York Times reported. Citing multiple lawyers involved in investigations, the report says that some of the Department of Justice's lawyers have argued that filing a complaint by the end of September was not ideal. The department is reportedly investigating Google's dominance in search and advertising in two separate lines of inquiry. The DOJ's investigation in this matter started over a year ago, and seems to be under pressure to present a complaint in the run up to the presidential election in November. Barr has personally made pursuing Google and Big Tech's dominance a priority. Antitrust action against tech giants has been gaining bipartisan traction in the US. In addition to the Trump administration, the House Judiciary Committee launched an investigation of its own, as…
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